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frslam
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Wifi and Bluetooth on a Touchsmart 15-B181EA

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HP Touchsmart (Sleekbook) 15-b181ea
Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
I bought an (Wireless N) card online, it was an HP Part Number on a sticker on the reverse (Rev 1 00 SPS 730668-001) and on the front of the card below Barcode is written (HP P/N 666914-00) and below that (SPS#697316-001).At the bottom, on the reverse sticker, it is printed as BCM943228HMB. The reason I'm asking is because my Wifi works occasionally but does drop out a lot. I went in to Driver Advanced settings and switched off Bluetooth Collaboration to try to improve Wifi which it seemed to but still drops off too much. Could I have bought an incompatible card? Many Thanks
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@frslam The best way to answer that question is to show you what is tested and approved by HP to work on your device:

  • Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 802.11 b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 675794-005
  • Ralink RT3290LE 802.11 b/g/n 1x1 WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 Combo Adapter 690020-005
  • Ralink RT5390R 802.11 b/g/n 1×1 WiFi Adapter 691415-005

As per the below image:

 

 

For details: click here (Always check this article before upgrading or replacing hardware)

 

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